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UCLA Psychology - Assistant or early Associate Professor with a specialty in Human Learning and Memory

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 17th, 2018
Last review date: October 15th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: October 31st, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The UCLA Department of Psychology seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured early Associate Professor with a specialty in Human Learning and Memory. We are interested in applicants who are pursuing innovative research using behavioral, computational, and/or neural methods to advance our understanding of human learning and memory. Applicants may have interests in translating their expertise in cognitive mechanisms of memory into potential real-world applications. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field of study no later than one year after hire, and should demonstrate a strong track record of productive research. In addition to an outstanding record of research and strong potential for securing extramural support, the successful candidate will demonstrate a history of, or the potential for, contributing to the teaching, mentoring, and service missions of the Department and University. Individuals with a history of mentoring students underrepresented in the sciences are encouraged to describe their experience in the statement of contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion.
Review of applications will begin as soon as they are received and will continue until the position is filled; candidates are urged to apply before October 15, 2018. Applications should contain a cover letter, C.V., at least 3 letters of recommendation and separate statements of research goals, approach to teaching, contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion (no more than 3 pages each), and 3 representative/relevant publications. Applications may be submitted to We encourage potential applicants to visit to learn of our Biopsychosocial Science of Health, Depression, and Translational Psychological Science searches as other possible fits for an application. Requests for information should be sent to the search committee at (include JPF03984 in the subject).
We encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a strong record of mentoring students from under-represented groups.

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Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Publication 1

  • Publication 2

  • Publication 3

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

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